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Drummer STANTON MOORE To Perform With C.O.C. On Select Dates

Renowned jazz-funk drummer Stanton Moore (GALACTIC), who performed on the latest CORROSION OF CONFORMITY release, "In the Arms of God", will be joining the band on select dates on their current headlining tour, which kicked off Thursday night (June 2) in Indianapolis, IN. Moore will be playing the following shows with C.O.C.: Jun. 03 – ...

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LYNYRD SKYNYRD/BLACKFOOT's MEDLOCKE To Guest On 'American Idol'

When Fox airs this Wednesday's (May 18) segment of "American Idol", featuring their homecoming segments with the three remaining contestants, viewers will find LYNYRD SKYNYRD guitarist Rickey Medlocke as part of a surprise that awaited contestant Bo Bice. Bice, who had listed Medlocke's original band, BLACKFOOT, as one of his all-time favorite bands, thought he ...

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POISON Frontman Announces Solo Dates

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has announced the following solo dates during May: May 27 – Am South Amphitheater With Lynyrd Skynyrd – Nashville, TN May 28 - The Warehouse at GoodFella’s – Pottsville, PA May 29 – Taste of Cincinnati (Downtown Cincinnati) – Cincinnati, OH Dates for June, July, August, September and October will be ...

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TONY IOMMI: New Solo Album 'Fused' Due In July

Tony Iommi, the legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist, will release his new album, "Fused", on July 12, 2005, via Sanctuary Records. This will be Iommi's third solo album. Joining Iommi on "Fused" is former DEEP PURPLE vocalist/bass guitarist Glenn Hughes and former JOHN MELLENCAMP drummer Kenny Aronoff, who has also played sessions with the likes of ...

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Stoned Council - DOG FACED GODS

Quite possibly the worst band I've heard this year, and that includes a lot of demo band CD-Rs, DOG FACED GODS seem to have been picked up mainly due to the novelty of their Native American heritage. I hate it when this sort of thing happens — it heaps undue attention upon a band not ...

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ALICE COOPER Confirmed For Colorado's ROCK JAM

ALICE COOPER has been confirmed for the third annual Rock Jam, set to take place September 9-10, a Friday and Saturday, in Mack at the Country Jam Ranch in Grand Junction, Colorado. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are LOVERBOY, CHEAP TRICK, EDGAR WINTER, THE LITTLE RIVER BAND, UNCLE KRACKER, FOREIGNER and LYNYRD SKYNYRD. ...

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MOLLY HATCHET Singer Remembered As Doting Dad

A funeral was held Tuesday (March 15) for the lead singer of the Southern rock band MOLLY HATCHET. Danny Joe Brown died Thursday at his Davie home of complications from diabetes. He was 53. "It was the growl" of Mr. Brown's voice that set him apart, soundman Les Targonski told the Palm Beach Post, getting ...

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Original MOLLY HATCHET Singer DANNY JOE BROWN Dead At 53

The southern rock family was dealt a huge blow on March 10 with the passing of original MOLLY HATCHET singer Danny Joe Brown. He had only just been released from hospital, after treatment for pneumonia and other ailments, but died upon his return home. He was 53 years old. Although earlier, established acts initially disputed ...

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All That Remains - FOZZY

I've got to be honest here. I've never paid a whole hell of a lot of attention to FOZZY, including the outrageous (though quite comical) stolen-tune spoof, the cover songs, and the whole wrestling connection with Chris Jericho. Although I slowly started to pay more attention when word got out that "All that Remains" is ...

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KID ROCK Jams With Guitar Heroes At L.A. Charity Gig

According to Reuters, KID ROCK took fans on a wild ride through the history of rock 'n' roll by jamming with guitarists from LYNYRD SKYNYRD, ZZ TOP and the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND during a Hollywood club show on Thursday (Feb. 10) designed to raise money for music education in schools. [Check out pictures from

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ZAKK WYLDE Hits Studio To Record LYNYRD SKYNYRD Cover

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde went into the studio on Tuesday, January 24 to lay down his version of a LYNYRD SKYNYRD classic for the upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. Other artists that have reportedly contributed to the CD include METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN ...

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KID ROCK: Almost Stranded In Russia

According to the New York Daily News, KID ROCK was almost stranded in Moscow after a night of carousing last month. Rock had flown there to watch Darren McCarty and other pals from the Detroit Red Wings play in ex-teammate Igor Larionov's farewell game. Off the ice, Rock and McCarty, who moonlights in the band ...

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METALLICA, SEBASTIAN BACH, ZAKK WYLDE To Appear On LYNYRD SKYNYRD Tribute CD

METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN BACH, KID ROCK, SALIVA, Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER) are among the many artists that have reportedly contributed LYNYRD SKYNYRD tunes to an upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. C.O.C.'s contribution reportedly comes in the shape ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Bach To Europe' Tour Diary

Daniel Stanton of Anger Management/Coallier Entertainment has submitted the following tour diary documenting Sebastian Bach's (ex-SKID ROW) most recent "Bach To Europe" European trek: "With many tours under my belt, nothing will come close to the psychotic world of working with the hyper madman named Sebastian Bach. No matter how you slice it, this 'Basmanian ...

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KISS Frontman Donates Autographed Guitar To Charity

A guitar donated and autographed by KISS frontman Paul Stanley was among the items auctioned off Saturday night (Dec. 18) at the Biloxi Grand Theatre in Biloxi, Mississippi, according to GulfLive.com. The event, which was hosted by 3 DOORS DOWN, was for the benefit of the Escatawpa band's charitable organization, The Better Life Foundation. Performers ...

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